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    Iranian oil for Belarus arrives in Ukrainian port
    Mar22

    Iranian oil for Belarus arrives in Ukrainian port

    According to the source, the tanker carried 80,000 tonnes of Iranian oil, which was promptly unloaded in the Odessa port. The first lot of oil will reach Mozyr Oil Refinery this week. …read more Source:...

    Two Glimpses of a Grim Post-American Future
    Mar22

    Two Glimpses of a Grim Post-American Future

    As the United States under President Trump recedes from world leadership, things are not looking so good elsewhere on earth. Two new books—with similarly morbid titles—have arrived to warn of big trouble ahead for both the European Union and the emerging economies of Asia.The End of the Asian Century by Michael Auslin offers a point-by-point...

    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained
    Mar22

    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained

    The web of connections seems to grow thicker by the day. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort stepped down last August in the wake of reports of his murky financial dealings with Russia-aligned Ukrainian leaders. Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was pushed out of the White House in February after lying about his...

    International program to support talented youth in Chernobyl-hit regions kicks off in Kalinkovichi
    Mar22

    International program to support talented youth in Chernobyl-hit regions kicks off in Kalinkovichi

    The program will run from 22 March to 21 April and span Gomel Oblast, Mogilev Oblast, Minsk Oblast, and Brest Oblast of Belarus. It will also involve Russia’s Bryansk Oblast and Smolensk Oblast, and Ukraine’s Chernigov Oblast. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin
    Mar22

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin

    During Monday’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer made a strange assertion. This is not unusual; in fact, Spicer makes strange assertions on such a regular basis that this one barely made a ripple outside of the press corps. James Comey had confirmed that morning that his FBI was investigating whether the Trump campaign...

    Ukrainian security agency arrests nine suspected saboteurs
    Mar22

    Ukrainian security agency arrests nine suspected saboteurs

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) says it has uncovered a network of saboteurs in Odessa working for Russia, arresting nine men with Ukrainian passports. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Sean Spicer will not be talking about people who don’t work in the White House … anymore
    Mar22

    Sean Spicer will not be talking about people who don’t work in the White House … anymore

    Sean Spicer will now give up making comments on the press, on Democrats, and even on Republicans in Congress. After all… xBREAKING: Re: Manafort, Spicer tells me: “It would be inappropriate for us to comment on a person who is not a White House employee.”— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) March 22, 2017 Well there’s a new...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a… …read more Source:...

    Armenian football champion terminates contract with Ukrainian striker
    Mar22

    Armenian football champion terminates contract with Ukrainian striker

    FC Alashkert has terminated the contract with Ukrainian football striker Yuriy Fomenko, the club’s press service reports. Alaskert signed a contact with the 30-year-old footballer during the 2016 summer transfer window. Yuriy Fomenko has participated in 18 matches and scored 2 goals in the current championship. …read more Source:...

    ‘Cynical and inhumane’: tensions spike as Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision Song Contest
    Mar22

    ‘Cynical and inhumane’: tensions spike as Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision Song Contest

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest on Wednesday after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian security service (SBU) spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska said Yuliya Samoilova had been banned “from entry for three years” for having been...